Rick Ross is a popular rapper from the United States and a founder of “Maybach Music Group” record label. In 2012, MTV named him “Hottest MC in the Game”. He was the first artist to be part of “Ciroc Entertainment”. Besides music, he owns a plethora of restaurants. Let us present you with more information about Rick Ross, and his net worth.
He was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi, on the twenty-eighth of January 1976. He spent his childhood in Carol City, California. He graduated from Senior High School in Carol City, and after then, he started going to Albany State University. After the college, from 1995 to 1997 he worked as a correctional facility officer. His stage name Rick Ross was derived from “FreeWay”, although they have no connection.
Rick Ross was raised as a Christian. He has heart problems and they are pretty serious. One time, he was found in his house in Miami, in an unresponsive state. The public believes that was because of a heart attack. In 2011, he had several heart attacks on plane flights for only one day. He is married, and he has three kids.
His breakthrough started after he signed with a record label called “Suave House Records”. Later, he started his own label “Slip-N-Slide”, which was based in Miami. Through this record label, he released a plethora of songs and albums. His first popular single was “Hustlin” that became popular almost instantly due to the lyrics, who were considered catchy.
In 2006, he released “Port of Miami” and became number one on Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. Two years later, he released “Trilla” that was inspired by Michael Jackson`s famous song “Thriller”. That song reached the number one spot on various charts. Rick Ross collaborated with various popular and talented artists. Among them are Nelly, Kelly, T-Pain, Flo Rida, etc.
We can surely say that his “Deeper Than Rap” album was his peak. The album received many positive critics and was very popular among his fans. After this success, Rick Ross started his own record label called “Maybach Music Group”. Later, he released several more albums for this record label.
Most Important Achievements and Awards
He has four Grammy nominations. His song “I`m on One feat. Drake, Lil Wayne, and DJ Khaled” won in category Best Rap/Song Collaboration. Later, a few of his songs won in various categories.
Rick Ross is considered to be one of the wealthiest people in the hip-hop industry. He has a big collection of cars. Plus, he has a mansion of 235 acres, located in Georgia that has more than a hundred rooms. He has numerous endorsements from the biggest companies in the world, like Reebok, and that only adds to his wealth.
Also, he is an owner of Wingstop chain of restaurants across the United States. Rick Ross is a king of the hip-hop industry with his popularity and wealth. Even though he has some health problems, he doesn`t show any sign of stopping. His net worth estimated to be around $50 million.